Sexually transmitted diseases and infections are prominent concern in reproductive studies like andrology. These are major health, social and economic challenges in most developing and developed countries of the world including Nigeria. Majority of infected people living in rural areas in developing countries make use of traditional medicine due to limited access to modern healthcare facilities and the social stigma associated with the diseases. Medicinal plants and herbs contain substances known to modern and ancient civilization for their healing properties and these substances remain the basis for a large proportion of the commercial medications. Gonorrhea is an example of Sexually transmitted diseases.
Peer review refers to the work done during the screening of submitted manuscripts and funding applications. This process encourages authors to meet the accepted standards of their discipline and reduces the dissemination of irrelevant findings, unwarranted claims, unacceptable interpretations, and personal views. Publications that have not undergone peer review are likely to be regarded with suspicion by academic scholars and professionals.
Last date updated on July, 2014